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The federal government is currently experiencing an emergency shutdown furlough which may affect up to 850,000 federal employees and disrupt some services across the Military Health System.

  • For information about the TRICARE health plan and getting care during the shutdown furlough, visit www.tricare.mil/shutdown.
  • Federal employees can visit the Office of Personnel Management's guidance during the shutdown furlough.
  • Active duty military service personnel are not affected by the shutdown furlough and should report to work as usual. Visit Defense.gov for further guidance. 

TRICARE Area Offices

Each overseas area has a TRICARE Area Office (TAO) that:

  • Works with Commanders at local military hospitals and clinics to deliver health care in each overseas area.
  • Represents the management organization for the overseas contractor to ensure an integrated health care delivery system for the area of responsibility.
  • Can help with complex questions or concerns not resolved with the TRICARE Overseas Program, International SOS. For assistance, look up a country-specific toll-free number.
Eurasia-Africa  Latin America and Canada  Pacific 

The Eurasia-Africa Area includes the European and African continents, and all Middle Eastern countries. The TAO-EA is located in Sembach, Germany.

The Latin America & Canada Area includes Latin America (including the Caribbean Basin), Canada, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The TAO-LAC is located in San Antonio, TX.

The Pacific Area includes Guam, Japan, Korea, and Western Pacific Remote countries. The TAO-Pacific is located in Okinawa, Japan.

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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